Dorothy M. Warfield


Dorothy Margaret McLochlin Hizer Warfield, 94, a lifelong community member of Kewanna and Ft. Myers Beach, Florida passed away at 11:08 a.m. on Sunday, July 7, 2019 at Miller's Merry Manor in Culver.
Born Aug. 12, 1924 in Grass Creek, she was the daughter of the late John Augustus and Vernice (Oliver) McLochlin. She was a 1942 graduate and proud cheerleader from Grass Creek High School. On May 8, 1964 she married Raymond E. Warfield. He preceded in death on Sept. 15, 2000.
She and her husband Raymond owned and operated R&D Store in Kewanna for 17 years. Dorothy also formerly worked in nursing, several factories, the South Bend United States Post Office and was a founding owner of McHiLand Farms, LLC. Dorothy was a member of St. Ann's Catholic Church. She was also a former Union Township Trustee and EMT. She was an avid Notre Dame fan.
Survivors include her children, Marcia Ann Hizer Campbell of Miromar Lakes, Florida; Katrina Jane Hizer Smith (Mark) Beattie of Sherman, Illinois; John Joseph Hizer of Kewanna and Cresswell A. (Lynn) Hizer of Indianapolis; grandchildren, Kim Campbell Powers, Courtney Campbell Bennett, Jason Smith, Sarah Smith, Kyle Hizer, Brittany Hizer Tripathi, Benton Hizer and Cole Hizer; niece, Pat McMillen and nephew, Rob Beery.
She is also survived by nine great-grandchildren. She was also preceded in death by her son, Lawrence Hizer Jr.; grandson, Cade Campbell; siblings, John Robert McLochlin, Lowell "Doc" McLochlin and Martha Jane "Babe" McLochlin Beery; her first husband, Lawrence Hizer; and her dearest first cousin, Charles McLochlin.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11 a.m., Monday, July 15, 2019 at St. Ann's Catholic Church in Kewanna with Father Mike McKinney officiating. Visitation will be from 2-4 p.m., Sunday, July 14, 2019 at Harrison-Metzger-Rans Funeral Home & Crematory, Kewanna Chapel where there will be a scripture service at 4 p.m. Burial will be at St. Ann Catholic Cemetery near Kewanna. Memorial contributions may be made to Kindred Hospice in Rochester. Please sign Dorothy's online guest book or leave condolence for the family at
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Published on July 10, 2019
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Colleen McMillen Wood
Jul 10, 2019
I am so sorry for your loss. Aunt Dorothy was such a joy to be around. She always looked fabulous! She recently visited Mom and I know she loved that. Prayers to you all.